Pulitzer Prize Finalist | Kevin Wilmott Talks Streaming | Dating During COVID-19 | Volker Neighborhood Flags
Segment 1, beginning at 4:16: The Kansas City Star columnist has been honored two years in a row.
Longtime journalist Melinda Henneberger discusses her writing and reporting work, which was recognized this week as a Pulitzer Prize-finalist in the editorial writing category.
Segment 2, beginning at 15:48: The TV and streaming shows to watch while housebound
Oscar-winning screenwriter Kevin Wilmott shares his suggestions for what to watch on television and streaming services while spending more time at home.
- Kevin Wilmott, director, screenwriter and professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas
Segment 3, beginning at 33:38: Dating in the age of COVID-19
Two relationship experts discuss the challenges of and opportunities to look for love and start new relationship while having to maintain social distance.
- Amy Lou Carlson, licensed professional counselor
- Lane Moore, author of "How to Be Alone: If You Want to, and Even If You Don't"
Segment 4, beginning at 52:18 Flags to honor front-line health professionals
Residents in the Volker neighborhood do their small smart to honor health care workers with alternative Red Cross and Swiss flags.
- Dean Cox, resident of the Volker neighborhood
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